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# 146 William Adams ..Civil Suit 1852 Urbana, Ohio

 

# 146 William Adams ..Civil Suit 1852 Urbana, Ohio
Champaign C., OH court case against William Adams and his brother's-in-law David & Levi Stanup (Stanhope). It is alleged they created a disturbance to allow his father, Lewis Adams, and others time to assist in the safe passage of some fugitive slaves thru Champaign County, Ohio on their way to Canada and Freedom. The fugitive slaves were being chased by pro-slavery residents of Champaign County and KY slave catchers.

 
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